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Concerns on Sri Lanka at UNHRC session

COLOMBO (News1st): The interactive dialogue on the report of the UN human rights chief on Sri Lanka continued for the second day at the 46th UN Human Rights Council sessions today.Several members countries of the UN expressed their views on the report during the session.The UK, that leads the Core Group on Sri Lanka had raised concerns on several matters including the “harassment” of civil society actors”, militarization of government functions, and the mandatory cremation policy.Rob Oliphant, Canada’s Parliamentary Sec.

to the Minister of Foreign Affairs also echoed similar concerns on the matter.“Civilian Government and independent judiciary, civil society space, respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law are all being

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COLOMBO (News1st): The interactive dialogue on the report of the UN human rights chief on Sri Lanka continued for the second day at the 46th UN Human Rights Council sessions today.Several members countries of the UN expressed their views on the report during the session.The UK, that leads the Core Group on Sri Lanka had raised concerns on several matters including the “harassment” of civil society actors”, militarization of government functions, and the mandatory cremation policy.Rob Oliphant, Canada’s Parliamentary Sec.
Colombo (News 1st); Police Special Task Force personnel fired shots into the sky in order to stop a car suspected of transporting drugs on Thursday (25) evening in Wattala.Sri Lanka Police said STF personnel were in pursuit of a car in Wattala and had opened fire into the sky, in order to stop it.The suspect had eventually abandoned the car in Peliyagoda.

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